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A little bit more work on the new station. IMG_20210904_095001.jpg IMG_20210904_094953.jpg IMG_20210904_094303.jpg IMG_20210904_094255.jpg
 

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And of course, a train. DB day. IMG_20210904_184651.jpg IMG_20210904_184709.jpg IMG_20210904_184719.jpg IMG_20210904_161322_edit_527338225179949.jpg
 

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Seems LGB track is not elephant proof. Like for like replacement after standing on the track by accident. Had to be in the most inaccessible area didn't it. IMG_20210921_104351.jpg IMG_20210921_105642.jpg
 

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Seems LGB track is not elephant proof. Like for like replacement after standing on the track by accident. Had to be in the most inaccessible area didn't it. View attachment 290223 View attachment 290224
I think the problem was you may have been expecting too much from a non solid base, most of my track is on 8x2” timber or paving slabs supported on walls and can be walked on with no damage.
 

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Yes, the elephant was standing on track on concrete or asphalt. No ballast.
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How did an elephant get into your back yard?

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I think the problem was you may have been expecting too much from a non solid base, most of my track is on 8x2” timber or paving slabs supported on walls and can be walked on with no damage.
All my LGB track is also laid on concrete foundations as I must be able to walk/stand on the track at times for access to several areas of my line. It has been down for over ten years with no problems other than some heave by tree roots that lifted one section by 20 - 30 mm. Ballast is applied for cosmetic purposes with my latest method being alpine grit mixed with SBR bond in a small bucket and then troweled around the track, tweaking for level as I go.
 

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All my LGB track is also laid on concrete foundations as I must be able to walk/stand on the track at times for access to several areas of my line. It has been down for over ten years with no problems other than some heave by tree roots that lifted one section by 20 - 30 mm. Ballast is applied for cosmetic purposes with my latest method being alpine grit mixed with SBR bond in a small bucket and then troweled around the track, tweaking for level as I go.
Oh then you either have been unlucky or did the concrete sink a bit?
 

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Oh then you either have been unlucky or did the concrete sink a bit?
No, the track hadn't sunk, the bed had been lifted by the roots of a tree that has now been removed as it had outgrown its space in the garden.
the affected area of concrete (and tree roots) were removed, concrete replaced, track re-laid and re-ballasted.
 

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No, the track hadn't sunk, the bed had been lifted by the roots of a tree that has now been removed as it had outgrown its space in the garden.
the affected area of concrete (and tree roots) were removed, concrete replaced, track re-laid and re-ballasted.
Oh unlucky then.
 

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Yeah, my bad, I left the gate open :)
 
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